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Veterinary Medicine in Nineteenth-Century Egypt

Alan Mikhail

Alan mikhail is Professor of History at Yale University. He is the author of Under Osman’s Tree: The Ottoman Empire, Egypt and Environmental History, The Animal in Ottoman Egypt, and Nature and Empire in Ottoman Egypt: An Environmental History; and the editor of Water on Sand: Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Plague and Contagion in the Islamic Mediterranean : New Histories of Disease in Ottoman Society

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...The Human­Animal Relationship is an essential aspect of understanding the past and present of all societies.On this topic in Ottoman Egypt, see Alan Mikhail, The Animal in Ottoman Egypt (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014), from which...

Lewis Carroll, “Jabberwocky”

Asa Simon Mittman

Asa Simon Mittman is Professor and Chair of Art & Art History at California State University, Chico. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marcus Hensel

Marcus Hensel is Assistant Professor of English at Bethany College, Kansas. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Primary Sources on Monsters : Demonstrare Volume 2

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...Lewis Carroll was the pen name for Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832–1898), the British author who penned Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking Glass (1871). It is from the latter that the poem “Jabberwocky” is taken....

Australian Medievalism: Time and Paradox

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Medievalism in colonial and former colonial societies is a paradoxical phenomenon. It produces, sometimes mischievously, sometimes anxiously, the traces of an impossible history. The many reconstructions and citations of the Middle Ages...

Bram Stoker, Dracula

Asa Simon Mittman

Asa Simon Mittman is Professor and Chair of Art & Art History at California State University, Chico. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marcus Hensel

Marcus Hensel is Assistant Professor of English at Bethany College, Kansas. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Primary Sources on Monsters : Demonstrare Volume 2

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...Bram Stoker’s (1847–1912) Dracula is, like Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Frankenstein, a major icon in the history of monsters. While there are vampire narratives that predate its publication, Stoker’s creation is really the origin...

Illustration of Jabberwocky

Asa Simon Mittman

Asa Simon Mittman is Professor and Chair of Art & Art History at California State University, Chico. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marcus Hensel

Marcus Hensel is Assistant Professor of English at Bethany College, Kansas. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Primary Sources on Monsters : Demonstrare Volume 2

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...Sir John Tenniel (1820–1914) was an English illustrator who worked closely with Lewis Carroll on both Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and on its sequel, Through the Looking-Glass. This image was originally planned as the frontispiece...

Vivien and the Victorians

Carolyne Larrington

Carolyne Larrington is Fellow and Tutor in Medieval English at St John's College, Oxford. She is the author and editor of several books, which include Women and Writing in Medieval Literature (1995), The Woman's Companion to Mythology (1997) and The Poetic Edda: Essays on Mythological Poetry (2001). An expert on Arthurian myth, she is a regular contributor to TV and radio, and recently appeared on Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time (Radio 4) to discuss the cultural history of the Holy Grail. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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King Arthur’s Enchantresses : Morgan and Her Sisters in Arthurian Tradition

I.B.Tauris, 2006

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...The Enchantress in the Renaissance Malory’s Morte Darthur was the last substantial treatment of the Arthurian story in English for centuries; indeed Arthurian themes were going out of fashion throughout Europe. Romance, of course, survived...

Don’t Know Much about the Middle Ages? Towards Flat(ter) Futures of Engagement

Richard Utz

Richard Utz is chair and professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology and president of the International Society for the Study of Medievalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medievalism : A Manifesto

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...For the longest time I read these lines from Sam Cooke’s song “Wonderful World” as a simple set of hyperbolic statements to better celebrate the unique nature of the singer’s love (“But I do know that I love you …”). Over the years, based...

Nowhere To Run To, Nowhere To Hide? Society, State, and Epidemic Diseases in the Early Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Balkans

Andrew Robarts

Andrew Robarts is Assistant Professor of History at the Rhode Island School of Design where he teaches courses on Middle Eastern, Ottoman, and Russian History. He is the author of Migration and Disease in the Black Sea Region: Ottoman-Russian Relations in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries (Bloomsbury Academic Press), Black Sea Regionalism: A Case Study (Oxford University Press), and “Reconstruction, Resettlement, and Economic Revitalization in pre­Tanzimat Ottoman Bulgaria,” in Wealth in the Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Balkans: A Socio-Economic History, ed. Evguenia Davidova (I. B. Tauris). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Plague and Contagion in the Islamic Mediterranean : New Histories of Disease in Ottoman Society

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...IN THE EARLY part of the eighteenth century, a Hungarian military commander in the service of the Ottoman army recounted in his memoirs the following story he heard while over­nighting in the Ottoman town of Karasu (Cherna Voda...

“The Nature of Horror,” from the Philosophy of Horror

Classic Readings on Monster Theory : Demonstrare, Volume 1

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...Noël Carroll’s (1947– ) book is, surprisingly, not focused on monsters. Instead he is concerned with what he calls “art–horror,” a term he uses to describe the genre commonly called horror and the type of emotion its texts attempt...

Edgar Allan Poe, “William Wilson”

Asa Simon Mittman

Asa Simon Mittman is Professor and Chair of Art & Art History at California State University, Chico. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marcus Hensel

Marcus Hensel is Assistant Professor of English at Bethany College, Kansas. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Primary Sources on Monsters : Demonstrare Volume 2

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

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...Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849) was at the height of his career when he wrote “William Wilson” in 1839. The short story illustrates many key traits of the American Gothic: like “The Fall of the House of Usher,” this short story features...